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AlexaChelsea Tue 15-Oct-13 17:36:12

How's you?

Good eats


Alisvolatpropiis Tue 15-Oct-13 17:41:10


Sparklingbrook Tue 15-Oct-13 17:49:27

'NO' is a great expression. grin

How about 'enjoy' as you are served your food? angry

TigOldBitties Tue 15-Oct-13 17:54:05

Nothing wrong with NO.

Unless it's followed by 'worries'.

Okey dokey also send my blood pressure through the roof.

AlexaChelsea Tue 15-Oct-13 17:55:32

NO grin

Enjoy doesn't bother me, as at least it is gramatically correct. You can 'enjoy'.

rainbowfeet Tue 15-Oct-13 17:58:56

Chew the fat!!

Hate being called Hun or Hon too confused

squeakytoy Tue 15-Oct-13 18:00:09

chow down angry

PoppadomPreach Tue 15-Oct-13 18:01:39

"Not a problem".

Sparklingbrook Tue 15-Oct-13 18:02:37

squeaky I hate that.

AmIthatHot Tue 15-Oct-13 18:09:12

Agree with "how's you". Really annoys

So does "comfortable in his/her/my own skin". For some reason

DoJo Tue 15-Oct-13 18:44:12

'He/she needs told' or any variant using the same format - does my head in!

Sukebind Tue 15-Oct-13 18:58:05

I hate, 'Can I get...?' e.g. 'Can I get a coke?'
Also hate 'enjoy' and referrences to babies having 'filled' their nappies.

KittyMcFumble Tue 15-Oct-13 20:04:14

I too hate 'can I get a...?' and 'enjoy!'
I also hate no brainer, it's not rocket science/brain surgery and I particularly hate the inappropriate and over use of the word awesome

Alisvolatpropiis Tue 15-Oct-13 20:13:36

I hate "can I get" as well!

It makes me want to clip my ever so lovely friend round the ear when I hear her say it. Which is often.

Bettercallsaul1 Tue 15-Oct-13 20:14:32

I hate sentences that begin with "So"- as in "So I was in the supermarket and this woman said..." It's getting more and more common too!

Primadonnagirl Tue 15-Oct-13 20:16:13

I am on holiday in the US at the moment so I hear all of the above every five minutes. I may be responsible for an International incident very very soon! Watch out for me on the news!

Letticetheslug Tue 15-Oct-13 20:16:13

very much so....arrrggghhhh............

PerpendicularVince Tue 15-Oct-13 20:17:35

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

SPBisResisting Tue 15-Oct-13 20:18:00

Oh absolutely

Primadonnagirl Tue 15-Oct-13 20:20:48

At the end of the day
So, I'm like..and he's like
Sorry for keeping you waiting (M and S you are still insisting on this nonsense!)
hi guys

Alisvolatpropiis Tue 15-Oct-13 20:22:10

Touch base
Brain storm

I hate those as well

KatyPutTheCuttleOn Tue 15-Oct-13 20:22:54


are the ones I really hate, that use of pre- when there is no need for it.

Now, I must pre-warn you that I have pre-planned and pre-prepared to prepare for no replies.... smile

horcruxmanzini Tue 15-Oct-13 20:24:13

'Enjoy!' winds me up too. Enjoy is a transitive verb. It requires an object, or a gerund.

I hate 'the wow factor'. And 'very much so' and 'in any way, shape or form'.

Bettercallsaul1 Tue 15-Oct-13 20:26:05

I'm not keen on "tantrum", used as a verb!

Rhythmisadancer Tue 15-Oct-13 20:26:09

"I'm good". Why aren't you "fine thanks" like an ordinary British person??!

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